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Angel shark

Vital information on Angelshark ecology used to inform the conservation of one of Europe’s most endangered sharks

Matthew Hatchwell

Former WCS Europe CEO to oversee Zoological Society of London field projects in over 50 countries.

Burned, cleared and intact forest in Sumatra

ZSL analysis reveals almost one million undisclosed hectares “missing” from corporate palm oil landbanks

White-bellied pangolin (c) Tim Wacher, ZSL

Destruction of three tonnes of illegally-poached scales sends powerful message to poachers.

A pile of ivory tusks

With MPs due to debate the closure of the UK’s domestic ivory market today, ZSL joins NGO partners in urging Westminster to reflect growing public...

Slender billed vulture

A new assessment of the country’s bird life finds a fifth of species are under threat.

The under belly of an angel shark swimming through the sea

Collaborative strategy launches to protect species in its last stronghold

Herd of giraffes in Kenya

The iconic giraffe, one of the world's most recognisable animals and the tallest land mammal, is now threatened with extinction.

Black rhino in the Massai Mara, Kenya. Photo: Renaud Fulconis / Awely

After a weekend of coding at six zoos across the globe, a project designed to get the public involved in the fight against illegal wildlife trade...

Zoohackathon - Team Lookout working

Technology triumphs at ZSL London Zoo’s first-ever Zoohackathon.